The Co-operative Rating & Award Society of Nigeria (CRASoN) is a value-based Rating and Award Institution founded on the universal principles of co-operation and its ethical values to monitor, track, evaluate and report the economic performances and social impacts of Co-operative Societies with other initiatives geared to raise their profile to policy makers, researchers, manufacturers, development partners, governments and INGO’s amongst all stakeholders; in order to get the desired attention needed to aid the development and growth of the sub-sector in Nigeria, afterwards mobilize such cooperatives for the achievement of the Economic Recovery & Growth Plan of the present administration coupled with the  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria.